Fw: [clug] beginners path
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Thu Apr 23 23:18:14 GMT 2009
* jm <jeffm at ghostgun.com> [23.04.09 10:58]:
>Subject changed to reflect content.
>Forked this thread to address the topic. The other issue is the issue of
>list spam. The over lap is wheather this discourages beginners.
<Answer|suggestion> from a perennial Newbie - who has just re-subscribed to clug:
Would it be feasible to download just the headers of postings to the list - e.g. an RSS feed?
A full download of the daily postings (34 messages to day!) is a non-issue for broadband users, but "dialup/56k modem-users" still exist. Downloading feeds saves bandwidth and weeding out spam would then be a side-benefit.
Am I asking for the moon?
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